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  1. Four Changes for a Healthy Heart

    Feb. 18, 2020

    Valentine’s Day isn’t the only heart-related event in February—it is also American Heart Month, recognized by the United States government as a time to increase awareness of heart disease. This month is a great time to reflect on how your habits affect your heart health. Heart disease is the cause of death for about 1 in every 4 Americans, but people can decrease their chance of getting cardiovascular disease with healthy eating and physical activity (CDC).

  2. Caregiver Support Network: Resilience Building and Resource Sharing

    Feb. 06, 2020

    Saturday February 22nd from 1 PM-4:15 PM

    Join the Caregiver Support Network at The Ohio State University for an important discussion on
    caregiver burnout, telemedicine, useful gadgets and technology. Learn about caregiver self-care,
    managing burnout, stress, mental health, connecting with resources and more!

    Who should attend:

    Family members caring for an adult or senior with chronic illness or disability

    Adult children concerned about aging parents

  3. MACKENZIE HOOG CROWNED OHIO FAIRS’ QUEEN

    Feb. 06, 2020

    Mackenzie is a 10-year 4-H member of the We-Liket 4-H Club, 4-year FFA member (Valley View H.S.), current Jr. Fair Board President, Ohio FFA Reporter (part of the Ohio FFA Officer Team) and current Class President (Seniors – Valley View HS). Mackenzie competed along with 79 other fair queens from around the state.

  4. Game Day Snacking

    Jan. 30, 2020

    With college basketball in full swing and the Superbowl around the corner, many Ohioans are spending weekends watching sports with friends and family. Often, these events involve snacking, since many game day traditions revolve around food. Many typical game day snacks, such as bacon ranch dip or fried chicken wings, are high in fat and sodium.

  5. Montgomery County Farm Bill Program

    Jan. 08, 2020

    Come join us for Montgomery County Farm Bill Program!

    Tuesday, January 21, 2020.
    6:30 P.M to 8:30 P.M

    PROGRAM IS FREE!

  6. Healthy Habits for the New Year

    Dec. 30, 2019

    The tradition of making New Year Resolutions is a great chance to think about healthy changes you can make in your life. Even the smallest change can make a big difference in your health. For example, just 15 minutes of light physical activity every day can add 3 years to your expected lifespan (Source: Harvard Health). Here are some ideas of healthy habits you and your family could try in the New Year:

  7. Warm Up with Soup!

    Dec. 02, 2019

    Cold weather can make ordering takeout or going out to eat tempting, but that can put a strain on your wallet and be less healthy than cooking at home. Soups are a great solution! They are simple to make and will warm you up. In this post we will walk you through how to create your own soup with items on hand.

  8. Montgomery County Farm Outlook and Farm Bill Program

    Nov. 18, 2019

    Come join us for Montgomery County Farm Outlook and Farm Bill Program!

    Thursday, December 19, 2019.
    9 A.M.- Noon

  9. Manage Your Money Email Challenge

    Nov. 12, 2019

    It's time to get your finances in order and begin the new year right!

    I’s almost time for a new year, why not a new financial you? Learn where your money goes, how to save, plan your spending, limit debt and organize financial records through the Manage Your Money E-mail Challenge. 

  10. November Spotlight: SNAP-Ed

    Nov. 01, 2019

    A month of SNAP-Ed: September 18, 2019, A very proud day for Dayton   

    OSU Extension Montgomery County SNAP-Ed and 4-H programs came together to promote healthy lifestyles with Smoothie Bikes during Gem City Market’s Block Party. SNAP-Ed is working with GEM City Market, construction to be completed fall 2020, and will be teaching free nutrition classes. For more information on Gem City Market, please visit the following link: gemcitymarket.com

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